The Dutch airline KLM is facing a storm of protest after warning that women who breastfeed their babies on its flights may be asked to cover up to avoid offending other passengers. Angel said she always sought to be discreet but that her daughter did not like to be covered. Breastfeeding is permitted at KLM flights.
As if the frustrations of air travel weren't bad enough, airports have restrictions on how much liquid you can take with you through their security checkpoints and onto airplanes. Of course, this is for everyone's safety as liquid explosives pose a serious threat to aircraft carriers. Here's the good news, though.
An ongoing legal dispute over public breast feeding began in when Emily Gillette said that a Delta Connection flight attendant told her to get off the plane when she refused to cover up while nursing her month-old daughter. Gillette filed a complaint with the Vermont Human Rights Commission, claiming that she was sitting discreetly by the window with her husband in the aisle seat when a flight attendant gave her a blanket. After Gillette declined the blanket, she was escorted off the plane.
An EasyJet Airline passenger has criticized EasyJet airlines after she was told to stop breastfeeding during a flight. UK mother Kelly Edgson-Payne, 36, said she was on an EasyJet plane traveling from London Gatwick to Fuerteventura, Spain, when a male flight attendant approached her and ordered her to cease breastfeeding her son Lex until after take-off, according to Fox News. I said, 'Well, he's feeding. I was mortified ," she said.
Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — Another flight brings another complaint about an airline interfering with a passenger breastfeeding her baby. The mothers who complain about instances of airline employees interfering with their breastfeeding or pumping aren't covering up and going away; they are tweeting out their complaints in characters or less, sometimes in multiple posts, other times taking pictures of longer reports.
LONDON — The Dutch airline KLM has found itself in the middle of a heated debate over breastfeeding in public, after the company said it might ask women to cover themselves while breastfeeding onboard if other passengers said they were offended. The issue came to light after Shelby Angel, a woman from Sacramento, Calif. When Ms.
A mother of two has described her anger and embarrassment after being told to stop breastfeeding her seven-month-old son on a recent Ryanair flight. However, Duffy claims she was apprehended by a member of cabin crew who ordered her to stop breastfeedingstopping and waiting until the child had unlatched and redressed before moving on. Duffy said she had no problem breastfeeding during take-off and landing on the outbound flight 10 days earlier.
You can do it on a plane! After all, breastfeeding on a plane comes with built in equipment. The scarf.